Vertex Aerospace
Job Type: 
Patuxent River

Perform aircraft maintenance in support of the Test and Evaluation (T E) mission for USN Squadron VX-23 and NAVAIRWARCENACDIV as part of the Retrofit Integration Testing (RIT) Team at NAS Pax River. Apply advanced technical knowledge to solve complex problems, provide technical assistance, and modification of aircraft electrical/avionics, and provides instruction toother employees as needed. Possess a high degree of expertise in aircraft electrical/avionics systems. Demonstrate an in-depth knowledge of applicable maintenance/technical manuals/publications, and special tools and test equipment. Must be familiar with the operational capabilities and limitations of electrical/avionics systems. Must possess a thorough working knowledge of the detection, prevention, and treatment of corrosionMust be customer-oriented.


ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND ACCOUNTABILITIESPerform the troubleshooting and rewiring of complex avionics/electrical systems and subsystems discrepancies and modifications.Assemble components such as switches, electrical controls, and junction boxes using hand tools or soldering irons.Set up, operate ground support, and test equipment to perform functional flight tests of electrical and electronic systems.Coordinate work with that of engineers, technicians and other aircraft maintenance personnel.Launch, recover aircraft and perform Daily and Turnaround Inspections.Coordinates with the customer, the OEM, management and work centers to resolve questions concerning aircraft and/or aircraft systems modifications and repairs.Provide technical assistance, guidance and instruction as required.Estimate and accesses the damage to avionics/electrical components/systems as related to crash and mishap damaged aircraft to includerepair and/or replacement, parts, components, and materials.Assist in P E report preparation.Maintain the cleanliness of the work center and around the assigned work area.Responsible for adhering to all applicable Foreign Object Damage (FOD) prevention rules and regulations.Responsible for adhering to the #8220;Company Tool Control Program#8221;.Document work accomplished on Maintenance Action Form (MAF).Must be able to perform all other duties as assigned.Must be able to travel 10% of the time.Must be able to attain (within 6 months of start date) and maintain all necessary security clearances required for this position.Maintains the highest ethical personal and professional standards.Other projects and initiatives as assigned. QUALIFICATION STANDARDSCandidate must have a minimum of a high school diploma or equivalent. Must have three (3) years' experience in aircraft electrical/avionics maintenance, including avionics corrosion detection, treatment and prevention, performing maintenance on avionics and/or electricalsystems, utilizing tools, blueprints, drawings, wiring diagrams, schematics,and normal safety requirements. FCC license or NCATT (National Center for Aircraft Technician Training) is a plus, but not requiredSatisfactory completion of U.S. Armed Forces aircraft avionics school or other schools with equivalent curriculum or three (3) years of on the job training and/or experience required. Must be able to meet any Government/Company licensing/qualification requirements for the position. Must be able to obtain and maintain a DOD security clearance.Must be able to work weekends, other shifts and overtime as required.The essential physical requirements of the position will be reviewed with the applicant during the interview.Some travel is required.Must adhere to Company policies/procedures and management instruction.Ability to maintain the confidentiality of sensitive information and company proprietary data. LICENSING, CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENTSYou must obtain the following with in the first six (6) months of start date:Formal or Specialized Training/EquivalentHazardous Waste Communications TrainingFOD and TCP Awareness TrainedSecurity Clearance Awareness TrainingOPNAV INST 4790.2 Program AwarenessISO 9001-2000 Program AwarenessNALCOMIS System TrainedValid State Driver's LicenseESD TrainedEgress System Checkout #Plane CaptainCollateral Duty Inspector (CDI) (may be required) #CPRAircraft Towing CertifiedAircraft Turn-up Certification #Aircraft Brake Rider CertifiedOperational Risk Management (ORM) TrainingGround Support Equipment #Tractor A/S32A-45Electrical Power Plant A/M32A-108 or NC-10AA/B/CPortable Nitrogen Cart NAN-2/2A/3 or A/M26U-4BHydraulic Power Unit A/M27T-14 or A/M27T-1Vertex Equal Opportunity Employer #8211; minorities / females / veterans /individuals with disabilities / sexual orientation / gender identity

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11/27/2019 4:19:30 PM

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